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Sydney Sporting Letter. "The looker-on sees most of the game." THE TURF. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 January 1912
Sydney Sporting Letter, BY LOOKER ON. "The loo]ier-o.n sees most of the game." THE TURF. Good fields of generally poor qual ity were U12 rule at Warwick Farm Sydney's most distant "metropolit an" course, 011 Saturday. Pride ol Murillo winner of the first race, the Flying Handicap, 0 fur longs, l'rom Precious S-8, Marnglii 6-9 and seven others, is a 3-year old filly by Murillo from Pride, by Zlanton from Morning, by Break of Morn. "\V. Booth trains he? l'oi H. Bolton. Precious opened at even money, drifted to 7 to -1 and closed at &lt;i to -1, favorite. The win ner and third were next at 9 to 2. A. Shanahan, for W. Brown, of New castle, scored again in this race. » 51. Conneli and G. Pinn were on the placed ones. Pride of Murlilo's last previous win was the A..T.C. Youth ful -"Stakes last April. She is in the A.J.C. Challenge Stakes 0 fur longs, this Saturday with 0'-7, same as Marnghi, while. Precious has 8st A Queensland winner in Golden Light started 3 to 1 favorite for '....
FORECASTS. A.J.C. Anniversary Meeting, Jan. 20th and 26th. FIRST DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 January 1912
FORECASTS. A.J.C. Anniversary Meeting, Jan. 20th and 20lh. FIRST DAY. Trial Stakes, 1 mile—Sir Iiiram 1, Odist 2, Ioli or idyia 3. Nursery Handicap, 4 V- furlongs— Amy C. 1, Yarrj 2, Moving Picture or Ubique 3. Centenary Stakes, 1 mile, w.l'.a., with penalties and allowances— •Tacamar 1, Son of the Marsh 2, Britain or Lady Uucnalf 3. CHALLENGE STAKES, « furlongs. MALT MARY, 8-12 1 ROSE FOOTE, 6-7 2 ROYAL MERV 7-13 3 January Handicap, 1 ]/i miles— Lady Wilde 1, Saxonite 2, Electric Wire or Olive Green 3. "Welter Handicap, 7 furlongs George Gunn 1, Barley Water 2, Kyloe 3. At time of writing my fancies for places in the Anniversary Handicap on Friday, January 26th are JiJectrie Wire 1, Britain 2, Didus or Baw Bee 3. Weights for the V.A.T.C. Oak leigh Plate, February 17th, _and,the V.R.C. Newmarket and Australian Cup (March), will be issued on, Januai-y 30. Weights for the Doii caster and Sydney Cup (April) will follow the V.R.C. meeting. : -
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 January 1912
CKICKET. (By Lookei'-On.) The third test began to be mem orable before the eve of battle, ; owing to the wires between Hill in Adelaide, and lxis "brother" sel ectors, M'Alister and Iredale in Mel bourne and Sydney, Hill wanted Macartney back in the team. , The other two considered Matthews would do better for Australia. Macartney, in his first match this season, against. Queensland, made 122 and took 5 wickets for 81 runs. Australian teams are not picked on form against Queensland alone. Macartney did not repeat that form, or show anything like it in his three Sheffield Shield matches and New South Wales v. England, in six innings, onco not out, against South Australia, twice, and Victoria, he aggregate just 5S runs. For his State ver. .England, he made one run. In the Victorian match, he took three wickets for S5, but 20 had been hit off him in the first S.A. match and he failed to got a wicket for nine runs for N.S.W. v. England. In matches that mattered therefore, he had taken t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 January 1912
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CANADA THROUGH AUSTRALIAN SPECTACLES WINNIPEG CHAPTER XII. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 January 1912
(P A m A itft A through Australian ^/m\! #x1uj/ja :: :: :: spectacles :: :: :: WINNIPEG By ROBERT McMILLAN CHAPTER XII Your first impression on arriving- in Winnipeg is that of disap pointment. It is just like any other English or Australian town. There are motor-cars, sight-seeing cars, tram cars, and all the ve hicles we are accustomed to, and the streets are up for repairs! All civilized countries appear to be fond of taking up the streets, and per haps that is only a manifestation of the complexity of their civiliza tion. Winnipeg has some wonderfully tall, solid, impressive build ings, and wide, tree-planted streets. It has a population of nearly 200,000, and it has all grown up in a few years. I had the same feeling in Winnipeg" as I had when I first landed in Perth, W.A. I had travelled over 2,000 miles from Sydney in a big steamer, and landing at Fremantle, had taken the train up to Perth, and when I got there, it was just Australian, British, ordinary commonplace, the same ...
Pars About People. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 January 1912
Pars About People. A iemarka.ble man m many res pects is General Madero, who has been elected President &lt;of Mexico, after leading the insurgent;; iu last May's bloodless revolution, which re .suited in the■-overthrow of Presi dent Diaz. General Madero spent a fortune in' forwarding the revolu tion. He commenced life as a law | yer,^ and, ultimately turned.,; s at tention to ■ cotton-growing,' and thus . -niado,lialf a mi/lion dollars. He is ' now in hi» 'thirty-eighth' year, and has proved himself to be a leader of men, although he was hitherto regarded as a; dreamer with impos sible ideas. ...A•,strict vegeterian in his habits, GeneraF: Madero neither smokes nor drinks, and during the campaign, while his men. li^od on fresh .killed beef or raw goats' meat, lie existed on fruit, nuts, and pain. Ho is a confirmed spiritual ist, sinco as a lad chance threw in his way.a book on Spiritualism, which ho devoured eagerly. Few members of the British Parli ment enjoy a-greater sha...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 January 1912
£20 HE WARD. THIS above Howard will bo paid to any person, giving such information UB will lend, t.o t.ho conviction ol! any one Destroying' Knbbit-proof Fencing on Burrawang Station. mow. j^uoiiS & oo. £20 Keward. THE above Howard will bo piuil- for information that will lead to the conviction, of any person or persons damaging tho Netting Fenceson Ooma, or leaving Netting-Gates open Trespassers prosecuted. tfOHN 1. DEN'l'. . nfOTiOE^;-V&lt; ANY l-'erson found SHOOTIN,G, HUNTING-, or otherwise TRESPASS ING on PRAIRIELANDS will be prosecuted without respect to per sons. All previous permissions cancelled ■WALLACE HUNTER. NOTICE. Any Person found Shooting, Fish ing, Hunting, or otherwise trespass ing on BOYD RUN ■■will be prosecut ed without respect to persons. STITT BROS. . NOTICE. After this date any person round Hunting, Shooting, Fishing, Using the Private Tracks, or otherwise Trespassing on any part of Carra wobbity, Traversdale, .and Wonga »cng, will be prosecut...
Races to Come [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 January 1912
Races to Come The Western District Racing Asso ciation has alloted the following dates lor the 1912 season; — Woodstock, January 26 th. Bachurst, January 25th and 26tli. Lagoon, Feruary 3rd. W.D.U.A., Orange, Feb. 9th & lOtli. Wallerawang, February 17tli. Gilgandra, February 21 unci 22. lvoorowatha, February 28th. Orange, March 1st and 2nd. Orange Picnics, March 5th & 6th. Forbes! March 7tli and Sth. Parkes, March 13tli and 14th. Orange Hiernians, March 16th. Mudgee, March 10 th. Co>yra;, Hibernians, March 20th. Forbes Hibernians, March 20th. Grenfell Hibernians, March 22nd. WaUerawang, March 23rd. Molong, 28th and 29tli. Eugowra, April 3rd. Oowra, April 8tli and 9th. Cauowindva, April 11th. Goolagong, April 12th. (JbndobtJliri, April 16 andl7. Guigong, April 17th. Batliurst, April 19, 20. and 22... Mudgee, April 26th and 27thd. Dtibbo, April 26th and 27ht Grenfell, May 1 and 2 (may altor. Wellington,^ May 1st and 2nd. Trangie, May 7th and Sth. Wellington Picnic, ...
Labor's Federal Platform. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 January 1912
Labor's Federal Platform. At the final sitting in Hobarfc on Friday o£ the interstate Political Labor Leagues coherence, a resolu tion was adopted which places the platform in the following order:— (1) Maintenance of white Aus tralia. (2) Maintcnce of land tax. (g) Effective federation for the inclusion of referendum proposals in the Constitution. (-1) Now protection. (5) Nationalisation of monopo lies. (6) Arbitration Act amendment (7) Navigation (8) Commonwealth freight and passenger steamers. (,9) Kestriction of public borow ing. 110) General insurance. (11 j Establishment of sugar re iiueries.
SLEEPING AT WILL EXPLAINED. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 January 1912
SLEEPING AT WILL EXPLAINED. To bo able to sleep at will is one of the accomplishments most people desire. It appears, however, that those who possess It are not much to bo onviod. Dr. Court ney, an expert in nervous diseases, says that the majority of people who can fall rapidly asleep whonever they wish it, are persons of very little feeling or power of reflection. A poet, an artist, a man of strong emotions, cannot sloop at will, for liis mind is as active when ho closes his eyos as when he Is looking out on the world. But in the case of tho sleep-at will people, when they shut out sights and sounds their mind is nearly empty. Very little remains to produce conscious ness, and so they fall asleep because thorc Is nothing to keep their brains at work.
PROPOSALS IN REAL LIFE. Novelists are all Wrong. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 January 1912
PROPOSALS IN REAL LIFE. Novelists are all Wrong. "It's about timt) tho novelists woro gotting this proposal tiling right," said tho man with tho meerschaum pipe, using his thumb for a book-mark. "They ought to give us this love-making game the way it 'b carried out in real life. "I claim that people don't propose at all! There's none of that heart-palpitat ing business outside of the Bob Chambers and othor brands of fiction. I 'm not mar ried myself, but I got interested in the proposal thing some time ago, and made investigations. First of all, .1 spoke to my old friend, Phil Harper. Phil's been married for only about two years and a half—not so long that ho wouldn't remember the full particulars. " 'Phil,' says I, 'tell me now—and this is no kid, understand—tell me what you said when you proposed to your wife. Wliero woro you, and how did you get around to tho subject, and were you scared, and what did your wife—or, ra ther, your girl—say to you, and all that ." "Phil looked at me...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 January 1912
David Joa^es9 Summer Sale Catalogue will Sell yov. A!! through its 120 pages it tells of Bargains—not merely of Bargains in Women's Wear, but of Flow to Save Money on Men's Wearing Apparel, Children's Needs, Household Necessities, and even Furniture and Furnishings. Every page of it carries a message of true economy, for the Merchandise illustrated and described is of a high standard of quality. Therefore, if you live in'the country—loo far away to visit our Store personally, yet wish to save money-—you must get this book. It has been published expressly for the benefit of Distant Shoppers, and if your copy has not already arrived, send for it immediately. It will cost you nothing, for IT I© ' GIVEN AWAY, AND POSTED FREE. You will feel when you pick up this Catalogue that you arc in the heart of our Store, with the choice of the Bargains at your elbow. With it you may shop and save money in the quiet of your own home ; and depend I hat every courtesy shown io the city buyer will be ...
Sport and Pastime. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 January 1912
Sport and Pastime. (BY BASTARD.) I Piepan, a lo.ur-year-old goldiug by I Brahman from Ulus'.vj, .hanged hands at the recent Gilgandra meet ing. Mr, Waldon was the put chaser at £G2. * *S J*c Paters-on, by Prudent King from Patrie, who was raced in Sydney by j J. Carey, has been returned to his j owner at Molong. Paterson gallop j ed well in private, but did not show | to advantage iti his races. Restitution, by Warroo from Re sentence, has been taken in hand by the local trainer 0. Smith. He is owned by Mr. C. S. McPhillamy, of Warroo, and is a half-brother to Fashoda. Among Uig blood stock to be offered at auction by Messrs. W. inglis and Son, Sydney, in April is Wakeful, one of the groatest race mares Australia ever possessed, and also the dam of that brilliant sprin ter, Blairgour. &lt;• H: Rust.onberg, who ran second to SLitcii-in-Timo in the Moruya Cup on Monday, and on the following day won the Publicans' Purse, with o-G, is by Kscuteheon from Ruby Rose, and a half bro...
Trundle Postal Matters. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 January 1912
Trundle Postai Walters. Mr. T, Brown, M.P., furnishes j the following copies of Depart- ' mental correspondence :— Trundle Post Oflice—With ref erence to the letter presented by him some time since from Messrs. H. Alk-z and S Fell, hon secretar ies of the Fanners and Settlers' Association, Trundle, relative to the desire that an amount he placed on tho current year's estimates for the erection of a new post and telegraph building at that place, stating that inquiry has been made and the Deputy Poshnatiler-Goner al, Sydney, reports as follows ia regard to tho mailer ' I beg to intimate that notion is being taken to submit a proposal for tho erec tion of a new post ofiice at Trundle for consideration in connection with the 1912-13 draft estimate;!." Trundle-Moira Mail Service With reference to Mr- Brown's in uuiry b}r telephone, stating that Mr. E. Atkinson's tender has been accepted for the performance of tho Trundlo-Moira f Crowley'.?,) mail service, once a week, for two years from ...
The W.D.R.A. Constitution. DEFINING A RACE CLUB. PROPOSED AMENDMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 January 1912
Constitution. DEFINING A RACE CLUB. PROPOSED AMENDMENT. The protest of the Bathurst Turf Club against the constitution of the Western District Racing Associa tion's constitution as it at present stands has (says Bathurst "Times") apparently had good effect—effect in the direction of causing some of the executive at least to wake up to the fact that the rules are unjust. At a meeting of the W.D.R.A., at Orange, on February 9, Mr. J.J. Dalton will move the following amendments and additions : 1. To amend rule 7 by leaving out the following words : "An affiliated club shall be entitled to vote by proxy at any meeting of delegates. Such proxy shall be signed by the president and secre tary of the club, and shall be in the hands of the secretary of tho Association not later than the hour fixed for the meeting of the dele gates " 2. In Rule 11 strike out the fol lowing words : "The Vice-Presi dent, Treasurer and Committee shall be elected from the delegates appointed by the affiliated clu...